Dabra Libānos Monastery - HMML Repository

Dabra Libānos Monastery

Established in the early 14th c. by Takla Hāymānot, one of the most revered Ethiopian saints, Dabra Libānos, located 100 km north of Addis Ababa, is one of the largest and most important monastic centers in Ethiopia. Including more than two dozen volumes of archival records, its valuable library reaches a total of approximately 200 manuscripts, around half of which were microfilmed by the EMML.


  • Collection

  • Country

    Ethiopia
  • City

    Shewa Province
  • Repository

    Dabra Libānos Monastery
  • Project Codes

    EMML
  • Project Numbers

    EMML 6461, 6521-6541, 6683-6710, 6771-6772, 6774, 6776, 6781, 6794-6798, 6800-6803, 6809-6812, 6818-6831, 6893-6902, 7340, 7342
  • Type

    Digital, Microform
  • Microfilm Reels

    94
  • Date Preserved

    1977-1980
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Ge'ez; Amharic
  • Bibliography

    Sergew Hable-Selassie, Lists of Manuscripts of Some Churches in Shewa Province (1970/1972)
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections